Mengel Family History

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Mengel Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a market trader or stallholder, from Middle High German menglære, a variant of mengære (see Menger). This surname is also established in Poland. Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Meinger, derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements magin ‘strength’ + gar , ger ‘spear’; or a pet form of the personal name Mangold. Dutch: possibly an occupational nickname, from Middle Dutch mengel, mingel, a liquid measure equal to 2 pints.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mergel, Engel, Menger, Hengel, Menges, Mangel, Mentel, Menzel, Wengel

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Mengel Family Origin

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Mengel Family Occupations

What did your Mengel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mengel family was Carpenter. The most common Mengel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Mengel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mengel.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Mengel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mengel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mengel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mengel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mengel. For the veterans among your Mengel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mengel Life Expectancy

What is the average Mengel lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mengel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mengel in 1941 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mengel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mengel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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